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R. Keith Alexander

Born: July 23, 1930
Place of Birth: Vulcan, Alberta
Category: Amateur Golfer
Inducted: 1986
Club Affiliations: Calgary Golf & Country Club

Keith Alexander is one of the few accomplished Canadian golfers who take their love of the sport from the course to the boardroom with the same zeal and commitment. The 1960 Canadian Amateur Champion and six-time Alberta Amateur Champion went on to win the 1992 Senior Golf Championship of Canada before turning professional and focusing his attention on the Senior PGA Tour in 1993. As an administrator, Alexander was an instrumental part of the Alberta Golf Association from 1968 through 1982, serving as President in 1977. 

R. Keith Alexander's Record:

International Teams:
* denotes winning team

  • World Amateur Golf Team Member: 1960, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1972, 1976
  • America's Cup Team Matches:  1960, 1961, 1963, 1965*, 1967
  • 1971* New Zealand Centennial Trophy Team Matches
  • 1963 Commonwealth Trophy Team

National

  • 1960 Canadian Amateur Champion
  • 1992 Senior Championship of Canada

Provincial

  • Alberta Amateur Champion: 1957, 1964, 1966, 1977, 1978, 1981 
  • Alberta Open Champion: 1967, 1980

Other Items of Note:

  • Member of the Alberta team in the Interprovincial Team matches twenty-six times.
  • Medallist in 1965, 1970, 1976 and tied in 1977.
  • An officer of the Alberta Golf Association from 1968 to 1982, and President in 1977.
  • Member of the Alberta Legislative Assembly from 1979 until November 1985 when he resigned to allow Premier Don Getty to have a seat in the Legislature.
  • Played a major role as the Alberta Golf Association representative in developing a world class, Robert Trent Jones designed, 36 hole golf course in Alberta's Kananaskis country.

Other Website Links About Keith Alexander:

Alberta Sports Hall of Fame

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